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Solid Silver wine ewer carafe Ancient Greek Askos shaped jug with large spout and arched naturalistic handle. An Askos is the traditional ancient Greek term for a wine skin referring to a sack of leather that contained the wine for pouring at festivities. Many ancient examples exist in fine pottery often enhanced with a bird like handle with its beak holding the top of the opening. Hallmarks to base but unidentified possibly Greek or Italian. In good original condition. Overall Dimensions Height 15 cm Length 21cm Width 12 cm Weight 443 gramms
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15 cm
21 cm
12 cm
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Carrum Downs VIC 3201

Phone: 0411472167
Mobile: 0411472167

Dealer Item Reference: IMG 5928

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